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Panama Canal Watershed water quality monitoring program

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posted on 09.05.2022, 15:03 by Steven PatonSteven Paton, Panama Canal Authority Equipo de Análisis de Calidad de Agua
Water quality monitoring data provided by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). This program monitors WQ at around 40 stations located throughout the Panama Canal Watershed. Monitoring is carried out manually on a monthly basis.

The following variables are monitored:
Total Alkalinity, Ca++, Cl, Conductivity, Hardness, K+, Mg++, Na+, Salinity, SO4, Total Dissolved Solids, Chlorophyll, Total Carbon, Biochemical Oxygen demand, E. coli, Microcystinas, Total Organic Carbon, NO2, NO3, PO4, Dissolved Oxygen, % Dissolved Oxygen, pH, Temperature, Total Suspended Solids, Visibility, Turbidity, Water Quality Index

Original reports (in Spanish) available at: